AUC Portal

The American University in Cairo is a premier English-language institution of higher learning, committed to teaching and research of the highest caliber and offers exceptional liberal arts and professional education in a cross-cultural environment. AUC builds a culture of leadership, lifelong learning, continuing education and service.

The World Is Here

Egypt's Global University

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OUR ALUMNI

  • 38,000+ alumni
  • 65% in Egypt
  • 35% worldwide
  • 128 countries of residence
  • Alumnae named by Forbes Middle East among 100 Most Powerful Arab Businesswomen for 2015 and 2016
  • Six AUC alumni ranked by Arabian Business among 100 Under 40: World's Most Influential Young Arabs of 2016
  • Alumni named by Forbes Middles East among 100 Most Powerful Business Leaders in the Middle East for 2015

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OUR FACULTY

  • Highly qualified group of academics and professionals
  • Teaching and research of the highest caliber
  • Engaged in advanced research with global reach
  • Constantly working on new breakthroughs that have the potential to alter the way we live
  • Multicultural faculty environment, ensuring that a diversity of perspectives is brought to the classroom

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OUR STUDENTS

  • Undergraduate: 5,474  
  • Graduate: 979
  • Continuing Education: 22,447
  • Students come from more than 50countries
  • 56 student-run clubs and organizations
  • Around 800 students in community service clubs
  • Approximately $24 million awarded in scholarships and financial aid
  • 77% employment rate for alumni within first year of graduation

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OUR PROGRAMS

  • 37 undergraduate majors
  • 44 master's programs
  • PhD programs
  • More than 300 community-based learning courses offered since 2008

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OUR LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION

  • Encourages students to think critically and examine their role in the world
  • Promotes responsible citizenship and collaborative solutions to resolve local, regional and global issues
  • Interdisciplinary study
  • Hands-on curricula and a strong culture of service 
  • Learning-by-doing approach, engaging students in society and the world around them
  • Diverse extracurricular activities
  • Community-based initiatives
  • Cross-cultural environment

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OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM

  • More than 300 community-based learning classes have been offered at AUC since 2008
  • Launched from the classroom, students apply academic theories and innovative thinking in co-developmental, hands-on service with local, Egyptian, and international communities
  • Students reflect on the changes within themselves, within the partners they’ve worked with, and within the community at large to assess the impact of civic engagement and responsibility on self, others, and the world

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OUR CAMPUS

  • A stunning, modern oasis outside of the city with state-of-the-art resources
  • Weaves urban architectural traditions into a modern, 260-acre campus
  • Environmentally sensitive with active innovative green initiatives
  • Fully accessible to people with disabilities
  • Designed to accommodate 5,500 full-time students and 1,500 faculty and staff

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OUR CITY

  • A vibrant, historical city in the heart of the Middle East

  • The largest city in Africa and the Middle East

  • Served as the cultural, political and social capital of the Middle East

  • An extension of the classroom

  • Academic courses drawing on Cairo's unique opportunities

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The Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) will be taught at AUC again during the 2015 – 2016 academic year

OUR ARABIC PROGRAM

  • Widely recognized as the world’s premier, full-immersion Arabic-language program
  • CASA alumni occupy senior academic positions around the worl
  • Pursue careers at the U.S. Department of State and hold leading roles in international nongovernmental organizations

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OUR ACCREDITATIONS

  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education 
  • First University in Egypt to be accredited by the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education
  • Computer science program - accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • School of Business - first in Egypt and North Africa to be awarded accreditation from AACSB
  • Triple Crown Accreditation of the MPA and MPP Programs -  School of Global Affairs and Public Policy

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OUR RESEARCH

  • Egypt's first University spinoff, D-Kimia, provides affordable diagnostics for the detection of Hepatitis C, cancer and infectious agents
  • World's first evidence-based set of architectural design guidelines
  • Personalized cancer treatment as an innovative alternative to chemotherapy
  • Using nanotechnology to convert solar energy to electricity and clean renewable fuels on a sustainable basis
  • Discoveries of ancient Egyptian tombs, animal mummies and ways of life

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OUR CAREER SERVICES

  • Started in 1991, AUC’s Career Center, CAPS is the first university career center in the Middle East
  • Real hands-on career placement experience that draws over 25 years of professional expertise
  • A proven track record of successful fulfillment of your career needs

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